While President Obama met with Chinese leader Hu Jintao at the White House, first lady Michelle Obama took America's efforts to strengthen ties to the country to students at Howard University for a forum on studying abroad, urging students to get out of their comfort zones, and help to "develop that habit of cooperation."
First Lady Michelle Obama visited Mexico's presidential compound and the national anthropological museum Wednesday morning as part of a two-day trip to the United States's southern neighbor.
by Robin Givhan and Debbi Wilgoren
| April 14, 2010; 11:56 AM ET |
Categories: 44 Native, 44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, The First Lady | Tags: High school, MEXICO CITY, Margarita Zavala, Mexico, Michelle Obama, President, United States, White House
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Michelle Obama will travel to Mexico City in April in her first solo official trip as first lady, the White House announced.
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History this week takes a stroll through formal fashion history with a short video documenting the process of setting up the museum's first ladies exhibition, which on Tuesday acquired first lady Michelle Obama's white inaugural gown.
The first lady attended a soccer clinic in Washington on Friday that was designed to help promote healthy activities among the nation's young people.
The same day White House press secretary Robert Gibbs mocked Sarah Palin from the White House podium, first lady Michelle Obama declined to offer an opinion on the former Alaska governor when queried about her on "Larry King Live."